Item Description / Dealer Expertise
This is a Dutch silver scent bottle, which is in the shape of a Cello. The silver cello is hollow and the internal bottle is revealed, when you remove the wooden stopper from the side of the cello, just underneath the tail piece and the stopper is in the shape of a cello’s end pin. The body of the cello is decorated with raised pastoral scenes of figures drinking and working and also animals in fields and trees and leaves etc. The cello has a detailed fret board, bridge, strings and scroll. The body is also decorated with pierced F holes. These reveal a the bottle inside the main body.